H.R. 5428 (110th): Vessel Navigation and Safety Improvement Act


Feb 13, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ellen Tauscher

Representative for California's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2008
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About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Commandant of the Coast Guard to issue regulations requiring pilots of certain vessels to carry and utilize a portable electronic device equipped for navigational purposes, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/13/2008--Introduced.Vessel Navigation and Safety Improvement Act - Directs the Coast Guard's Commandant to issue regulations requiring: (1) that any pilot serving on a self-propelled, commercial vessel of at least 300 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 13, 2008

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5428”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 1100 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2009

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